Right Now Times : The World Health Organization expressed concern about the outbreak of the Corona epidemic again in a number of European countries, as injuries in the United States exceeded 4 million, while India became the sixth country to die.
More than 15.5 million injuries were officially recorded in 196 countries and regions, and 633,711 people died in the world, and the situation on the American continent remains a source of great concern.
As of Friday, Europe recorded 207 thousand and 118 deaths, out of more than 3 million injuries in total, according to a census set by the French Press Agency.
Right Now Times : The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that Corona virus infections in the United States amounted to 4 million and 24 thousand and 492 cases, an increase of more than 72 thousand over the previous census, while the number of deaths rose to 143 thousand and 868 deaths.
For his part, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said today that he believes the country will overcome the emerging Corona virus crisis by mid-2021, but he fears a second surge in the number of cases of the disease, which may constitute pressures greater than the capacity of health services.
Right Now Times : He told reporters, “Whatever comes from a bat or ants eating scurvy; it was a very, very hateful thing for the human race, and I think by the middle of next year we will be over it.”
“This country will rise to be stronger than ever. We still have the risk of a second spike,” he added.
Right Now Times : In France, the Ministry of Health announced today, Friday, that it recorded 1130 new cases of Covid-19 disease in the past 24 hours, in a new indication that the rate of infections is accelerating again, after the government eased restrictions on public isolation.
It is the second day in a row that France has recorded more than a thousand infections, caused by the emerging corona virus.
The ministry said – in a statement – that these figures show the need for citizens to have more commitment to social distancing and following public health rules.
Right Now Times : In India, 740 new deaths were recorded in 24 hours, according to a new toll today, Friday. With the death toll exceeding 30,000, it became the sixth country to be affected by the virus, after the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Italy.
In Iran, 215 deaths have been recorded with the Coruna virus, and a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health, Sima Sadat Larry, said on state television that “the total number of victims of Covid-19 disease is now 15,289 deaths.”
Right Now Times : In Europe, the generalization of masks and the examination of arrivals from abroad began in the context of fighting against Corona, where the World Health Organization expressed on Friday “concern” about the outbreak again in several countries of the continent.
And the decision to put masks in stores and markets in Britain came into effect, and the same applies to Vienna stores, as well as in postal centers, banks and medical centers.
In spite of the difficulty that people may face to understand each other in light of the muzzling of mouths, “We must put a muzzle in order to protect ourselves and protect others,” according to the Vienna Post Office employee Aktas.
Call for caution
Right Now Times : The European Office of the World Health Organization has called on European countries to remain responsive, lift restrictions “with caution” and return them if necessary.
“The new surge in Covid-19 injuries in some countries following the easing of the spacing is undoubtedly a cause for concern,” a spokeswoman for the office said.
Right Now Times : Several European countries have strengthened the tests to which the arrivals are subject, and Germany has decided to propose free checks for travelers returning to the country, while France has approved mandatory checks on travelers from 16 countries, including the United States and Algeria.
Several countries have chosen to reimpose partial isolation; In Japan, Tokyo residents – numbering about 10 million – were called to stay indoors as of Thursday, The first day of a long weekend in Japan.
Right Now Times : In South Africa – whose government schools will be closed again for one month – a 60% increase in the number of deaths due to natural causes in recent weeks suggests that the number of corona deaths is much greater than what official statistics provide.